Turning Knowledge Into Power: Using Business Intelligence to Improve Decision-Making

By: Michele Thompson Better Business Intelligence. Most businesses are sitting on a gold mine of data but lack tools to mine the wealth. Why aren’t companies better-using business intelligence, which receives so much media attention, to improve decision-making and work processes? The overriding problem is the quality of data and its accessibility. Here’s how savvy companies are using the tools …

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5 Differences Between Coaching And Mentoring

By: Michele Thompson Coach vs. Mentor It is understandable that you think mentoring and coaching are similar or even the same. But they are not. Coaching and mentoring use the same skillsets and approaches, but coaching is a short-term task and mentoring is a longer-term relationship. Both deserve attention in the workplace. As your business grows, consider leadership branding. Leadership …

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Make Your Connections Count

By: Michele Thompson CREATE A NETWORK.  CONNECT ENTREPRENEURS This group of people is called your “sphere of influence.” “Business success in business is not just about large sales volumes of products or services. It is about people.  People that need to know who you are and what your products or services do.  Your success is not solely dependent on your …

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